Posts Tagged ‘Hope’

Signs of hope Comments 0

Friday, October 12th, 2012

‘All is connected…’ I began these musings in March with this tag. It becomes clearer to me and more relevant each time. We have been gifted this beautiful world to use and enjoy. Not to plunder and pollute. Governments seem paralysed by inertia or denial of the disastrous effects of climate change, already evident in the Read more

Cause for hope from the young Comments 0

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Two Maori students, Dan Bidois and Natalie Coates, after receiving Fulbright awards for their study, recently graduated from Harvard University. This is a particularly uplifting story of achievement against the odds, one we need so as to bolster up our determination to build a viable future for our planet. ‘All is connected…’ Dan Bidois left Read more

Libyan Catholics hopeful Comments 0

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Catholics hope they will be able to continue to practice their faith in a rebel-led Libya. Libyan Catholics were permitted to worship under Qaddafi’s leadership and there are reports from rebel-led areas that the Church is functioning without restriction, though some uncertainty remains. “The future is very uncertain but the signs from the parts of Read more

Special church services for Pike River miners Comments 0

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Special church services have been held in the town of 13,000 people, where coal is a mainstay of the local economy. School children have also put small yellow ribbons on lamp posts, and some of the shops have large messages of support in their windows. Frustrations are running high as those trying to rescue the Read more